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Relating to, or suffering from, amblyopia.


Relating to, or suffering from, amblyopia.


(am?ble-o'pe-a) [ ambly- + -opia]
Unilateral or bilateral decrease of best corrected vision in an otherwise healthy eye, commonly due to asymmetric refractive error or strabismus. amblyopic (-o'pik), adjective

crossed amblyopia

Amblyopia of one eye with hemianesthesia of the opposite side of the face. Synonym: amblyopia cruciata

amblyopia cruciata

Crossed amblyopia.

deprivation amblyopia

Amblyopia resulting from nonuse of the eye. It is usually secondary to an organic problem such as cataract or ptosis.

amblyopia ex anopsia

Amblyopia resulting from disuse. It usually occurs in one eye and is associated with convergent squint or very poor visual acuity.

refractive amblyopia

Unequal vision resulting from large refractive errors between the two eyes.

strabismic amblyopia

Amblyopia secondary to malalignment of the eyes. In this condition the brain suppresses the visual image from the deviating eye to prevent double vision. About 50% of childhood amblyopia is strabismic.

toxic amblyopia

Amblyopia due to the effects of alcohol, tobacco, lead, drugs, or other toxic substances.

uremic amblyopia

Amblyopia during a uremic attack.
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The present study showed no significant difference in mean RNFL thickness, macular thickness, macular volume, or optic disc area between amblyopic and non-amblyopic eyes in myopic and hyperopic anisometropic patients.
There were 45 cases in the metropic group, 87 in the amblyopic group, 92 in the corrected-amblyopic group and 38 in the refractory amblyopic group.
Discussion: Macular thickness measurements using different scanning modes of OCT revealed similar retinal thickness in amblyopic and fellow eyes of patients with unilateral anisometropic amblyopia, but temporal macular segment measurements should be evaluated cautiously.
9) reported that the latencies of the direct pupillary reflexes were longer when the amblyopic eyes were stimulated.
17) In 2005, the PEDIG group published a study, conducted at 49 different clinical sites, of over 500 amblyopic children aged from seven to 17 and in whom amblyopic eye visual acuity ranged from 6/12 to 6/120.
However, they can be seen in situations where the patient does not regularly attend for eye examinations, or perhaps where the eye is amblyopic and cataract surgery has never been deemed beneficial.
In congenital cases this interference may be sufficient to cause amblyopia; therefore, ptosis, needs to be treated not only to improve cosmesis and vision but also to safeguard against the affected eye becoming amblyopic.
before school aged) may increase true cases before they are more difficult to treat or prevent, such as amblyopic cases.
If one eye is amblyopic, a maximal or supramaximal unilateral recess- resect procedure is performed.
Classification of the severity of amblyopic and measuring the changes are vital for assessing the occlusion therapy.
compared contrast sensitivity in the rehabilitated (with occlusion therapy) amblyopic eyes and normal fellow eyes of patients with amblyopia due to microtropia or anisometropia.
In amblyopic condition the doctor/refractionist does not find any organic cause of decreased visual acuity (VA) through physical examination of eye.